Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today; Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Too

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Current conditions at

Chicopee Falls / Westover Air Force Base (KCEF)

Lat: 42.2°NLon: 72.53°WElev: 246ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed S 14 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 1 Jul 3:58 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Palmer MA

Tornado Watch until July 1, 10:00pm
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Tornado Watch
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    Tornado Watch until July 1, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Fri

    Tornado Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Patchy fog between 4am and 5am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 9 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Patchy fog between 4am and 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 9 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Palmer MA
 42.17°N 72.34°W (Elev. 397 ft)
4:11 pm EDT Jul 1, 2016
4pm EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 8, 2016
 
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